LIFamilies.com - Long Island, NY


RSS
Articles Business Directory Blog Real Estate Community Forum Shop My Family Contests

Log In Chat Index Search Rules Lingo Create Account

Quick navigation:   

low platelets

Posted By Message

snowprincess
My happy babies

Member since 3/06

3428 total posts

Name:

low platelets

did anyone have low platelets during pregnancy?

did it have any effects on you and what you can or cannot do

Posted 6/8/11 1:28 PM
 
Long Island Weddings
Long Island's Largest Bridal Resource

WishingforBaby
LIF Adult

Member since 10/09

1110 total posts

Name:

Re: low platelets

I had low platelets...they did a CBC an additional time and checked it in the hospital during L&D. Everything was fine though.

After I gave birth, they did a CBC on my son before he was circumcised to make sure his were OK since mine were still low.

Posted 6/8/11 1:53 PM
 

FlowerWife
Positive Vibrations...

Member since 1/08

8423 total posts

Name:

Re: low platelets

at the end of my pregnancy (which was 32-33 weeks) my platelets were very low due to preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. they were so low that i couldnt get anything but general anestesia for my c-section. they remained low after the surgery and i lost a lot of blood and ended up needing 4 bags of blood and one bag of platelets. if your platelets are extremely low (mine were in the 20s at one point - normal is over 150) your choices of pain meds may be limited at delivery.

Posted 6/8/11 3:04 PM
 

nicole97
LIF Adolescent

Member since 6/07

559 total posts

Name:

Re: low platelets

I was told I had slightly low platelets around 28 weeks. I was at 134,000 and normal is above 150,000. Two weeks later I was at 122,000. Now I'm 35 weeks and I took a major drop to 80,000. I am being monitored by a hematologist. I've been told by my doctors that the anesthesiologists at my hospital will not do an epidural under 80 or 90,000. So things aren't looking good for me. The hematologist said that there isn't much I can do to raise my levels and they would only intervene if they went below 50,000 with steroids or a blood transfusion because at that point it becomes a safety issue for delivery in general.

Posted 6/8/11 4:00 PM
 
 

Potentially Related Topics:

Topic Posted By Started Replies Forum
Low Platelets babyfaith 2/10/09 0 Pregnancy
How low did you bid? Disneygirl 6/27/05 4 Home
Passed the glucose test but have very low iron Dani00518 6/22/05 4 Pregnancy
Low carb bread KaRiSsA 6/2/05 1 Diet & Fitness
Nice redone Levitt house w/ Low taxes danielleandscott 5/17/05 10 Home
Low Carb recipies??? MrsJ 5/10/05 10 Dining In or Out
 
Quick navigation:   
Currently 58072 users on the LIFamilies.com Chat
New Businesses
Carleton Hall of East Islip
J&A Building Services
LaraMae Health Coaching
Sonic Wellness
Julbaby Photography LLC
Ideal Uniforms
Teresa Geraghty Photography
Camelot Dream Homes
Long Island Wedding Boutique
MB Febus- Rodan & Fields
Camp Harbor
Market America-Shop.com
ACM Basement Waterproofing
Travel Tom
Yoga Womb/ SECS talk

      Follow LIWeddings on Facebook

      Follow LIFamilies on Twitter
Long Island Bridal Shows